Condola Phylea Rashad was born on December 11, 1986 in New York City and is known for her Tony-nominated performances in Stick Fly, The Trip to Bountiful, and A Doll's House, Part 2, as well as her TV role as Kate Sacker on Showtime's Billions.
She is the daughter of Tony Award winner and Theater Hall of Fame inductee Phylicia Rashad. She studied at the California Institute of the Arts, graduating in 2008.
Rashad made her Off-Broadway debut as Sophie in the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Lynn Nottage's acclaimed play Ruined, which ran at New York City Center's Stage I from January 21 to September 6, 2009. She received a Theatre World Award for her performance, as well as Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award nominations.
In November 2011, she made her Broadway debut as Cheryl in Lydia R. Diamond's Broadway premiere of Stick Fly, which also featured original music by the show's co-producer Alicia Keys. She was nominated for her first Tony Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play in 2012. In March 2013, she returned to Broadway to star as Thelma in a revival of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, leading to her second Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations. Later that year, she starred as Juliet opposite Orlando Bloom in a Broadway revival of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, which was also broadcast in movie theaters in 2014. Rashad would once again return to Broadway in March 2017 to take on the role of Emmy in Lucas Hnath's acclaimed play A Doll's House, Part 2, earning her third Tony Award nomination.
Rashad made her feature film debut as Meghan in Sex and the City 2 in 2010. Since then, she has starred as The Virgin - Julie in 2012's 30 Beats, as Shelby in the 2012 TV movie remake of Steel Magnolias, and as Bree in Money Monster in 2016. She also played Cynthia Moran in NBC's Broadway-centric TV series Smash in 2012 and 2013. Since 2016, she has starred as Kate Sacker in Showtime's drama series Billions. Other notable screen credits include The Good Wife, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Submissions Only, Elementary, and Bikini Moon.
She returned to the Broadway stage to take on the iconic titular role in Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from April 3 through June 10, 2018, ultimately picking up her fourth Tony Award nomination.
Mar 30, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017